Bio-medical waste management in the local planning area of Mysore city

Abhilash, R. and Ramu (2014) Bio-medical waste management in the local planning area of Mysore city. International Journal of Advanced Research, 2 (7). pp. 951-955. ISSN 2320-5407

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Abstract

Medical wastes are among hazardous wastes and their disposal requires special methods prior to landfilling. Careless handling and disposal of these infectious wastes may lead to serious threat to the life of humans as well as animals. The present study deals with the practices of managing the bio - medical wastes at the healt h care units in the local planning areas of Mysore city. The staffs of various major hospitals who handle these waste lacked the proper training. It was observed that Colombia Asia Hospital was the largest generator of autoclavable and shreddeble waste whe reas K.R.Hospital was the largest generator of incinerable waste in the year 2013. M / s. Shree Consultant has been given the responsibility for the collection, transportation, treatment and disposal of Bio - Medical Waste in Mysore City. Frequent training to the staffs handling these waste and stringent instructions and follow - ups by the management would help manage these wastes at source.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bio and Medical Waste and Incineration and Autoclaving and Shredding
Subjects: F Earth Science > Geography
Divisions: Department of > Geography
Depositing User: Shrirekha N
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2019 05:05
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2019 05:05
URI: http://eprints.uni-mysore.ac.in/id/eprint/9051

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